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London Lager (Liquid London) | Meantime Brewing Company Limited

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60 Ratings
London Lager (Liquid London)London Lager (Liquid London)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Meantime Brewing Company Limited
England, United Kingdom
meantimebrewing.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by CHickman on 07-01-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,393
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
60
pDev:
17.26%
Bros Score:
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Gots:
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Ratings: 60 |  Reviews: 16
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2/5  rDev -40.5%

Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of sd123
3.65/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlackHaddock
3.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Half pint in the Greenwich Union, Meantime Breweries tap house: Thin white head on a body of bright, clean golden beer, lacing all down the glass as I consumed the refreshing brew after a healthy walk.

Weak nose, like most lager/pilsner/helles beers, some grainy hints maybe, hop floral notes possibly but a great deal of anything.

Clean tasting, with some mini hop bitterness, subdued malt feel towards the end of the taste: nothing that sets it apart from cheaper mass produced UK or other lagers I’ve tasted, OK but that’s all.

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Photo of FLima
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pale golden color with a short head with low retention. Tasted it at the brewery and unpasteurized. It lagered for 6 weeks.
Aroma of grassy hops. Mild sweet taste balanced with spicy and grassy hops giving a bitter taste.
Light Body with a medium carbonation with small bubbles.
Very refreshing beer, one notch above good mass beers.

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Photo of EmperorBevis
3.34/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled
Aromas are malts and citrus. Body is clear golden and bubbly with small white head. Taste is crisp malts with a citrus finish. Overall good lager.

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Photo of BdM
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CHickman
3.54/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Taproom 307 in NYC; pours clear yellow color with tons of bubbles racing up the brew and a foamy 2 finger snow white head that faded slowly and leaves great lacing with rings.

Smells of light sweet malt, floral hops, caramel, corn, and grains; a very, very weak nose that has some basic sweetness but that's about it.

Tastes of sweet malt, brown sugar, floral hops, caramel, herbs or tea, corn, and toasted grains; a nice sweet basic lager that has a hint of hop spices like pepper, cinnamon and brown sugar.

Mouthfeel is light and crisp, with medium carbonation, a light feel and malty sweet finish that's slightly acidic. Highly drinkable, this is a great session beer.

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4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jazzyjeff13
3.08/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A 330ml bottle with a BB of June 2012. The label has a trendy hand-drawn panorama of London on the front.

Poured into a Sam Smith's pint glass. A clear golden colour with good carbonation. Forms a small head of white foam that doesn't hang around. Aroma of light grainy malt with a hint of stewed veg/leaves. No hoppy notes to be found.

Tastes of light malt with a faint stewed bitterness. Notes of grain and subtle background citrus, accompanied by a stewed leaf character. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, leaving the palate slightly dry. Mild aftertaste of stewed leaves.

Disappointing. I was hopping for a decent aromatic hop character to add floral notes to a light beer, rather than overcooked hop bitterness. The malt is too light to round out the flavour. This is a shade above a macro lager, but that isn't saying much. Spend your money on something else (like Meantime's pilsner).

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oakenator
3.88/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a bright yellow with a full creamy head. Some chunks of lacing on the glass.

S: Subtle citrus aroma.

T: Nicely balanced lager. Light and refreshing flavor - hint of lemon.

M: Light on the tongue and nice creamy head.

O: Good London brewed lager.

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Photo of flyingpig
3.45/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Golden straw colour with good clarity & a two finger sized, bubbly white head that has okay retention.

Light grain, some adjuncts & a little bit of grassy hops along with perhaps a little lemon too.

Well balanced & less harsh with regards to the grain than the nose. There is some good floral hops upfront and a little bit of spice mixed in too

Light, crisp & refreshing offering here that is highly drinkable & overall is very well balanced. The finish isn't all that bitter & there is a nice lingering sweetness to it.

An excellent pale/premium lager that you could drink all night. It has an excellent balance to it & although not bursting with flavour it still has enough to keep you interested.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.4/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of steverx8
3.75/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rarbring
3.63/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A clear golden straw colored brew, a white head with small bubbles, little lacing and small curtains.

A weak smell, bread and cereal, lemon peel, a whiff of buttered pop corns.

Tasting of sweetish white bread, lemon juice, peel and some pure bitterness.

Medium low carbonation, small intense bubbles, a fresh feeling, a medium body and a light dry finish.

Clean, tasty and refreshing.

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Photo of gregcordle
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of vinicole
3.52/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy yellow. Thin head.
Yeast and grain aroma. Citrus twang.
Initial mid-sweetness makes way to a light malt and spice.
A refreshing but ultimately lightweight lager.

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Photo of Stillyman11
3.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrazilianAussie
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of janubio
2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

Clear yellow colour, small head that vanishes too soon. Tiny lace. Herbal and citrus aroma. Light body. Clean palate, taste of citrus, herbal. A bit dissappointing, I expected more from a Meantime.

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Photo of TGS
4/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

When fresh and on-site, truly epic.

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Photo of Euroglot
2.75/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JohnQVD
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 60 ratings
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